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CHR to investigate Lascañas allegations

21 Mar 2017 Philippines
Investigation
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Leading figures to address LGBTI conference

21 Mar 2017  
SOGISC
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APF expresses deep concern for Senator Leila de Lima

20 Mar 2017 Philippines
Article

NGO coalition discuss threats facing human rights defenders

20 Mar 2017  
Defenders
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Preventing conflict, rebuilding peace: the role of NHRIs

17 Mar 2017 Switzerland
Intl. engage
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​Commission concerned about changes to Code of Criminal Procedure

17 Mar 2017 Sri Lanka
TortureAdvocacy
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SUHAKAM calls for moratorium on death penalty

16 Mar 2017 Malaysia
Death penaltyAdvocacy
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​Commission investigates deaths, injuries of protesters

08 Mar 2017 Nepal
Investigation
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​Commission seeks to close the $600k pay gap

08 Mar 2017 New Zealand
WomenAdvocacy
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New report aims to start a conversation on gender equality

08 Mar 2017 Australia
WomenEducation
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​Allow Gaza-based ICHR staff to visit detained citizens

07 Mar 2017 Palestine
TortureMonitoring
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​CHR stands firmly against reimposition of death penalty

07 Mar 2017 Philippines
Death penaltyAdvocacy
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Roadmap for an effective national inquiry

07 Mar 2017 Sri Lanka
Inquiry
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AIHRC hosts national human rights conference for police

03 Mar 2017 Afghanistan
TortureEducation
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​Commission conducts research into hate speech

01 Mar 2017 South Korea
Monitoring

Graphic: Staff from the Australian Human Rights Commission take part in the APF seminar

Making LGBTI rights a part of everyday work

The APF is encouraging member institutions to consider what steps they can take to better integrate the rights of LGBTI people in their regular work.

Good practice

NHRIs set to tackle the death penalty

20 Feb 2017  
Death penalty
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​National seminar develops strategies to tackle bonded labour

15 Feb 2017 India
BusinessAdvocacy
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NHRI advocacy to continue at UN women’s body

13 Feb 2017  
WomenIntl. engage
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​Commission calls for inquiry into state care abuse

13 Feb 2017 New Zealand
Advocacy

Graphic: Representatives from the APF secretariat and the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar

​APF extends support for West Asia

The APF’s sub regional office in Doha will deliver a range of services and programs to strengthen NHRIs in West Asia over the coming year.

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Partnerships for progress in the garment industry

10 Feb 2017  
Business
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​SUHAKAM inquires into custodial death

10 Feb 2017 Malaysia
TortureInvestigation
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Taking action to defend dignity

09 Feb 2017  
Monitoring